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Traditional breakfast place in the city center: Grand Cafe Al Porto (8. July 2017)

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

About one year back I was regularly in Lugano for work but I never actually had time to enjoy the city – so the time had finally arrived. There are not that many breakfast places but the Grand Café al Porto offers a decent selection of smaller bites. I went for a “torta salata” (CHF 5.80) which was really a quiche and quite heavy …

… and a “frittata prosciutto” (CHF 12.00) which was a humongous ham and cheese omelet. Both dishes were fine but far from great and CHF 12.00 for an omelet also seems a bit over the top.

The waiters were super friendly and helpful and definitely did a good job – which definitely goes in line with the atmosphere of the café. The prices for the beverages are definitely on the more expensive side, i.e. a double espresso accounts for CHF 6.40 and 0,5l of San Pellegrino for CHF 6.80. All in all, the Grand Café al Porto is a decent place – not offering too much but it has a chic atmosphere of the 80ties.

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Contact Details:

Grand Cafe Al Porto

Via Pessina 3

6900 Lugano (CH)

Tel.: +41 91 910 51 30

E-Mail: info@grand-cafe-lugano.ch

Homepage: http://www.grand-cafe-lugano.ch

About the Author:

I started the blog in October 2009, while living in Milan which I definitely consider to be one of the food capitals of the world. I was in touch with food since my early childhood (as my father is a former chef). Whenever I can, I travel the world to discover new places, to meet people but mostly to try local dishes and to find hidden gems! If you know a place worth going, please drop a line to: info@thediningexperience.org.
Currently, I am a member of the following food-related associations: Chevalier @Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Zurich-Ville; Membre Gourmet Dégustateur @Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Dégustateurs [OMGD]; Gesellschafter @Goldener Fisch and Member @Slowfood Convivium Zurich City.

CHF 57.00 (incl. tip) Filed in: Restaurants, Ticino (CH)
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